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Vol. 48, No. 4 July-August 2014 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
Looking at the Future through a Cartoonist’s Eyes / Visualizing the Future / Technolife of Romeo and Juliet in 2035 / Terra Nova: The Religious Quest for Tomorrow / Backing Into Eden,Gardening The World: A Parable / Forest Futures in the Anthropocene: Can Trees and Humans Survive Together? / What Does Moore’s Law Mean for the Rest of Society? / Deconstructing the Future: Seeing Beyond “Magic Wand” Predictions / FUTURE VIEW: Abandoning Ship Titanistad / Future Active: International Future Day

Vol. 48, No. 3 May-June 2014 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
Mission for Worldwide Innovation An Interview with Eric Dyson / Euphoric, Harmless, and Affordable: A Trend Analysis of Sex / Where Will the Century of Biology Lead Us? / Rx Disruption: Technology Trends in Medicine and Health Care / Sniffing out the Future of Medicine / Adventures in Personal Genomics / Extending Pet Longevity: Our Companions in Sickness and in Health / As Tweeted: What If? Questions Are Easy, Answers Are Hard

Vol. 48, No. 2 March-April 2014 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
A World without Waste? / The Information Revolution’s Broken Promises / Blundering to Success? Learning from Failure / VISIONS: When Do I Get My RoboCop? Power before Superpowers / Robotic Technology to Preserve Wildlife: A Scenario / More Talk, Fewer Languages: Communicating in a Connected World / Learning without Schools: A Contrarian Future / FUTURISTS AND THEIR IDEAS: Lester R. Brown and Ted Turner / AS TWEETED: Do Millennials read?

Vol. 48, No. 1 January-February 2014 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
Water Futures: An Islamic Perspective / Causal Layered Analysis Defined / When the Economy Transcends Humanity / The Best Predictions of 2013 / Privacy and the Surveillance Explosion / VISIONS: Riding the Power Jacket

Vol. 47, No. 6 November-December 2013 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
Connecting with Our Connected World / Securing the Cyber City Of the Future / The End of Public Promises? Governments and the Pension Deficit Disorder / Outlook 2014 / Game Plan for a Future-Ready Workforce / Futurists Explore the Next Horizon / Future View: Evolution or Extinction? Humanity’s Future

Vol. 47, No. 5 September-October 2013 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
A Radical Future for Nanotechnology / Top 10 Disappearing Futures / The Great Comeback: Bringing a Species Back from Extinction / Disappearing Forests? Actions To Save the World’s Trees / The New Renaissance Is In Our Hands / VISIONS: Biodiversity “After Earth”

Vol. 47, No. 4 July-August 2013 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
Mapping the Future with Big Data / New Tools for War and Peace: Technology Game Changers / The Rise of Citizen Science / Life Imitates Art: Cyborgs, Cinema, and Future Scenarios / Transition Engineering: Planning and Building the Sustainable World / Anticipatory Governance: Winning the Future / Visions: 10 Future-Changing Inventions Ready to Launch

Vol. 47, No. 3 May-June 2013 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
Pop Goes the Algorithm / Robots at Work: Toward a Smarter Factory / Highly Human Jobs / Women 2020: Our Selves, Our Worlds, Our Futures / Healthier Foresight Diets

Vol. 47, No. 2 March-April 2013 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
How to Make a Mind / Asimov’s Embarrassing Robot: A Futurist Fable / How Innovation Could Save the Planet / Five Economies That Work: Global Success Stories / Educating the Future: The End of Mediocrity / Foresight as Dialogue / As Tweeted: In 30 Years, Everyone Will Be Beautiful

Vol. 47, No. 1 January-February 2013 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
Building the Global Innovation Economy / Food, Fuel, and the Global Land Grab / Crime in the Year 2030 / Outlook 2013 / Eldering: Aging with Resilience / The Coming of Intelligent Green Vehicles: A Report from the TechCast Project / VISIONARIES: Science and a New Kind of Prediction

Vol. 46, No. 6 November-December 2012 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
Whatever Happened to Western Civilization? The Cultural Crisis, 20 Years Later / In Search of the “Better Angels” of Our Future / Who Will Be Free? The Battles for Human Rights to 2050 / Outlook 2013 / The Global Talent Chase: China, India, and U.S. Vie for Skilled Workers / Dream, Design, Develop, Deliver: From Great Ideas to Better Outcomes

Vol. 46, No. 5 September-October 2012 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
The 22nd Century at First Light: Envisioning Life in the Year 2100 / The New Age of Space Business / Regulating the Final Frontier / Serving Justice with Conversational Law / Rescuing the Mind of Africa

Vol. 46, No. 4 July-August 2012 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
The Abundance Builders / The Secret Life of Data in the Year 2020 / The Individual in a Networked World: Two Scenarios / From Smart House to Networked Home / Building and Connecting Communities for the Future / Integrated and Innovative: The Future of Regions / Revolutionary Health: Local Solutions for Global Health Problems / Visions: Preview of Future Inventions

Vol. 46, No. 3 May-June 2012 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
A Thousand Years Young / Engineering the Future of Food / Unlimiting Energy's Growth / Visions: Futurists Review the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show / The Future of the Commercial Sex Industry / Anticipating an "Anything Goes" World of Online Porn / To Predict or Build the Future? Reflections on the Field and Differences between Foresight and La Prospective

Vol. 46, No. 2 March-April 2012 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
Nuclear Power’s Unsettled Future / A World Wide Mind: The Coming Collective Telempathy / Thriving in the Automated Economy / Hard at Work in the Jobless Future / Rethinking “Return on Investment” / A Future of Fewer Words? / From the Three Rs To the Four Cs: Radically Redesigning K-12 Education

Vol. 46, No. 1 January-February 2012 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
Eight Grand Challenges for Human Advancement / One Response to the Eight Grand Challenges / Crossing the Species Boundary: Genetic Engineering as Conscious Evolution / The Best Predictions of 2011 / Innovating the Future: From Ideas to Adoption / Welcome to the Future Cloud: Five Bets for 2025

Vol. 45, No. 6 November-December 2011 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
Lost and Found in Japan / Updating the Global Scorecard: The 2011 State of the Future / Outlook 2012 / Reconnecting to Nature in the Age of Technology / Investigating the Future: Lessons from the “Scene of the Crime” / The Search for Global Solutions: Moving from Vision to Action / How the Recession Has Changed the Middle Class

Vol. 45, No. 5 September-October 2011 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail / Purchase PDF Download
The Coming Robot Evolution Race / Thank You Very Much, Mr. Roboto / Exploring New Energy Alternatives / The Accelerating Techno-Human Future / Five Principles of Futuring as Applied History / The Troubling Future of Internet Search / Finding Connection And Meaning in Africa / The Sounds of Wellness / Fast Fashion: Tale of Two Markets / The Gamification of Education / Biomimicry to Fight Blindness / Turbulence-Proofing Your Scenarios / The Uncertain Future of the English Language / Futurists and Their Ideas: Marvin J. Cetron on Terrorism and Other Dangers

Vol. 45, No. 4 July-August 2011 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
My First Meltdown: Lessons from Fukushima / Technology’s Role in Revolution: Internet Freedom and Political Oppression / Eroding Futures: Why Healthy Soil Matters to Civilization / Treading in the Sea of Data / Augmented, Anonymous, Accountable: The Emerging Digital Lifestyle / Our Naked Data / The Case Against Cash / Connectivity and Its Discontents / Cautions about Techno-Faith / Futurists and Their Ideas: Graham T.T. Molitor / As Tweeted: SciFi without Aliens or Robots

Vol. 45, No. 3 May-June 2011 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Solar Power from the Moon / Finding Eden on the Moon / The Top 20 (Plus 5) Technologies for the World Ahead / Global Megacrisis: Four Scenarios, Two Perspectives / Why Farmers Need a Pay Raise / Building a Better Future for Haiti / Futurists and Their Ideas: Daniel Bell / As Blogged: Futuring the Revolution

Vol. 45, No. 2 March-April 2011 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Special Section: Health Care / From Hospital to “Healthspital” / Health Insurance in America After the Reform / Could Medical Tourism Aid Health-Care Delivery? / Bike to the Future / Relationships, Community, and Identity in the New Virtual Society / Avatars and Virtual Immortality / Understanding Technological Evolution and Diversity / VISIONS: Imagineers in Search of the Future / What Hath Hawking Wrought? / Tools for Problem Solving / As Tweeted: The Futurist Playlist

Vol. 45, No. 1 January-February 2011 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
The World Is My School: Welcome to the Era of Personalized Learning / Pleasure, Beauty, and Wonder: Educating for the Knowledge Age / The Future of Medicine: Are Custom-Printed Organs on the Horizon? / A Convenient Truth about Clean Energy / Special Section: 70 Jobs for 2030 / Emerging Careers and How to Create Them / A Clash of Ideas and Ideals on the Jobs Front / The Coming of the Terabyters: Lifelogging for a Living / Careers for a More Personal Corporation / Unmanned Cargo Vehicle Operator: A Scenario / Managing Our Feelings / Careers Inspired by Nanotech Trends / Online Community Organizer / Digital Identity Planner: A Scenario / Fixing Our Machines and Ourselves / Personal Care Coordinator / Future World Shapers / Future View: Future, Fantasy, and Positive Volition / Human Civilization Migrates Northward / As Tweeted: You Know You’re a Futurist If …

Vol. 44, No. 6 November-December 2010 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
2020 Visionaries: Networks and Human Impulses / Tapping the Cognitive Surplus / Cory Doctorow Meets the Public / We Need a Hero / The New Monogamy: Forward to the Past / Tomorrow’s Interactive Television / In Forecasting, Mini” Is Big / Foresight Across National Borders / Cultural “Stickiness” in Technological Forecasting / Strategies for Living a Very Long Life / Outlook 2011 / Sustainable Futures, Strategies, and Technologies

Vol. 44, No. 5 September-October 2010 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Life Dollars: Finding Currency in Community / Learning From Informal Cities, Building for Communities / The Postemployment Economy / Driving Toward a New Economy / Asia Redraws the Map of Progress / From Eco-Friendly to Eco-Intelligent / Wisdom Facing Forward: What it Means to Have Heightened Future Consciousness / Future View: Tried and True-Technological Transformation, from Paper to Disk to Cloud

Vol. 44, No. 4 July-August 2010 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Remaking the Car, Remaking the City / What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains / Life Among Clones / Scanning the Future of Law Enforcement: A Trend Analysis / Economic and Social Trends and Their Impacts / Youth at Risk / Visions: Garden Atriums: A Model for Sustainable Building

Vol. 44 No. 3 May-June 2010 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
The Age of the Interface / Coming, The Biggest Boom Ever / Trends Shaping Tomorrow’s World
Economic and Social Trends and Their Impacts / 2020 Visionaries Part III / Film's Immortals

Vol. 44 No. 2 March-April 2010 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
The Singularity’s Impact on Business Leaders: A Scenario / 2020 Visionaries Part II / Roadmap to the Electric Car Economy / Smart People, Dumb Decisions / Global, Mobile, Virtual, and Social: The College Campus of Tomorrow / Vertical Farming: An Idea Whose Time Has Come Back

Vol. 44 No. 1 January-February 2010 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
2020 Visionaries / How to Feed Eight Billion People / Deciding Our Futures / Foresight Conquers Fear of the Future / The Dymaxion Dream Reincarnate

Vol. 43 No 6. November-December 2009 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Outlook 2010 / The Dawn of the Postliterate Age / Why the World May Turn to Nuclear Power / Innovation and Creativity in a Complex World / Whole Earth in Review

Vol. 43 No 5. September-October 2009 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Finding a Job in the 21st Century / The Global Talent Crisis / The Future World of Work: A Gen Xer’s Perspective / A New End, A New Beginning / The Cinematic Singularitarian / World War 3.0: Ten Critical Trends for Cybersecurity / Peak Oil and Strategic Resource Wars / No Natural Resources? Lucky You!

Vol. 43 No 4. July-August 2009 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
The Automation of Invention / Stephen Thaler’s Imagination Machines / Assessing Global Trends for 2025 / Ten Forces Driving Business Futures / Mining Information from the Data Clouds / A Rendezvous with Austerity: How American Consumers Will Learn New Habits

Vol. 43 No. 3 May-June 2009 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Own Your Own Island Nation / Wild Cards in Our Future / Looking Toward the Future in the Midst of Economic Uncertainty / Your Solar-Powered Future: It’s Closer Than You Thought.

Vol. 43, No 2 March-April 2009 / Purcha se Print Copy by Mail
Timeline for the Future: Potential Developments and Likely Impacts / Emerging Technologies and the Global Crisis of Maturity / Algae Power: Will Pond Scum Reduce Petroleum Dependence? / Saving the Environment: Five Creative Approaches / A Realistic Energy Strategy.

Vol. 43, No 1 January-February 2009 / / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Reinventing Morality / The Design Economy / Immortality 2.0 / Marketing a More Healthful Future / Visions: Silent Spring.

Vol. 42, No 6 November-December 2008 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
OUTLOOK 2009 / The Globalization of Crime / The Real Life Search for E.T. Heats Up / The Singularity Needs You / Seeing the Future through New Eyes

Vol. 42, No 5 September-October 2008 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Science Fiction vs. Reality / In the Future, The Best Will Be Better Than Perfect / Global Trends in Culture Infrastructure and Values / Disrupting the Automobiles Future / Why Are You Here / Virtual Health

Vol. 42, No 4 July-August 2008 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
The 21st-Century Writer / Cybercrime in the Year 2025 / Consumer Trends in Three Different "Worlds" / Futurizing Business Education / Tribute to Sir Arthur C. Clarke.

Vol. 42, No 3. May-June 2008 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
A Future Run Dry / The Desalination Solution / Bioviolence: A Growing Threat / Nanopollution: The Invisible Fog of Future Wars / Germ Warfare Under the Microscope / Discovering the Future / Trends Shaping Tomorrow's World: Forecasts and Implications for Business, Government, and Consumers (Part Two)

Vol. 42, No 2 March-April 2008 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
The AI Chasers / Navigating the New Adulthood / The Future of the Jews and Israel: An Optimistic Vision /Trends Shaping Tomorrow's World: Forecasts and Implications for Business, Government, and Consumers (Part One)

Vol. 42, No. 1 January-February 2008 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
The Consumer is the Medium / Fighting the Cult of the Amateur / The Experience Economy and the High Life of Tomorrow / Scanning the Global Situation and Prospects for the Future / Nihilism, Fundamentalism, or Activism: Three Responses to Suspicions of the Apocalypse / The Age of Distraction: The Professor or the Processor?

Vol. 41, No. 6 November-December 2007 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
On Dark Ages / Toward a Global Rule of Law: A Practical Step Toward World Peace / The Search for Foresight: Future Shock and the Magic of the Future / Thinking Globally, Acting Locally, Living Personally / Outlook 2008/ SCENARIOS: Predicting Panic

Vol. 41, No. 5 September-October 2007 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Worst-Case Scenario: The Middle East / Thinking about the Arctic's Future: Scenarios for 2040 / "Not with a Bang": Civilization's Accelerating Challenge / Anticipations: The Remarkable Forecasts of H.G. Wells /
The Search for Foresight. Adventures in Organization Building: Adding Star Power to Futuring / Visions: Smart Fashion

Vol. 41, No. 4 July-August 2007 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
The Hybrid Phenomenon / Energy Diversity as a Business Imperative / Not all Hybrids Are Created Equal / Biodiesel's Bright Future / How to Price Biofuels / Reinventing Utopia / Welcome To Arden: The World of William Shakespeare / Setting Happiness as a National Goal / Expanding the Human Mind: The Future of the Brain / The Search for Foresight: Futuring and World Peace / Future View: Getting Ahead by Looking Ahead

Vol. 41, No. 3 May-June 2007 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Defeating Terrorism: Is It Possible? Is It Probable? / Time for a Global Welfare System? / Visions: Design for the "Other 90 Percent" / Our Cashless Society / Scenario: A Cashless New York City / Rise of the Cashless Do-Gooder / Violent Crime and Cash: The Connection / The Search for Foresight: The World Future Society's First Conference / The World Future Society at 40: First Impressions / FutureView: A Futurist Mind-Set

Vol. 41, No. 2 March-April 2007 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Foresight for Government / The New Media Age: End of the Written Word? / The Postliterate Future / Digital Storytelling / Is Reading Obsolete? / Voice-In/Voice-Out Computers and the Postliterate Age / The Fall of the Word, and Civilization / Illiterates with Doctorates, Revisited / The Dangers of Visual Culture / The Coming Osteoporosis Epidemic: Trend Analysis / The Search for Foresight: The World Future Society's Emergence from Dream to Reality / Visionaries: How an Expert on Time Spends His Days

Vol. 41, No. 1 January-February 2007 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
The 17 Great Challenges of the Twenty-First Century / The Energy Project: Independence by 2020 / Going Green by Empowering Choice / Gasoline Taxes Needed to Stave Off Disaster / The Cure for Oil Addiction Is Leadership / SportsCast: 10 Controversial Issues Confronting the Sports Industry / The Future of Sports Media / The Search for Foresight: How THE FUTURIST Was Born / Future View: How Attitudes Shape Our Future

Vol. 40, No. 6 November-December 2006 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
10 Imperatives for Peace / Strategy and the Search for Peace / Fear and Folly: Learning from Mistakes in Iraq / Globalization or a Rebirth of Nationalism? / Navigating a World of Complex Threats / Strategizing in a Complex and Disaggregated World / Preserving Balance Among the Great Powers / Outlook 2007 / Technology's Promise: Highlights from the TechCast Project / Partners for Progress: Creating Global Strategies for Humanity's Future / Visions: Rethinking Emergency Housing

Vol. 40, No. 5 September-October 2006 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Strategic Foresight: The State of the Art / Plus: Best Practices in Scanning / Procter & Gamble's Clay Street Think Tank / Futuring in Action / Preparing the Team for Strategic Foresight Work / A Personal Approach to Strategic Foresight / Eight Supertrends Shaping The Future of Business / Religion in the Future Global Civilization / The Anticipatory Leader: Buckminster Fuller's Principles for Making the World Work / In the Shadow of Pandemic / Future View: Beyond Eden: Adam and Eve Build the Future

Vol. 40, No. 4 July-August 2006 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Rescuing a Planet Under Stress / Toward an Ecological Economy / Consumption, Status, and the Changing Chinese Model / Will Wind and Biofuels Be Enough? / Who Wins and Who Loses in the Sustainable Economy? / Can Minority Languages Be Saved? Globalization vs. Culture / The Dragon vs. the Tiger: China and India Reshape the Global Economy / The Robotic Economy: Brave New World or a Return to Slavery?

Vol. 40, No. 3 May-June 2006 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Designing Babies: A Eugenics Race with China? / Personal Futuring: A Step-by-Step Guide
Plus: Personal Futuring in Action / The World's Top Super Projects: The Best of the Big / Building a More-Humane Economy / The Digital Health-Care Revolution: Empowering Health Consumers / FUTURE VIEW: The Mind- Programmable Era

Vol. 40, No. 2 March-April 2006 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Building Creative Communities: The Role of Art and Culture / Cyberimmortality: Science, Religion, and the Battle to Save Our Souls / A Timeline for Technology: To the Year 2030 and Beyond / Translation by Machine: A Bridge Across the Multicultural Gap / SCENARIOS: At Home with Ambient Intelligence

Vol. 40, No. 1 January-February 2006 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Update on the State of the Future / Innovation in Pharmaceuticals: Speeding up the Development of New Cures / Scenarios in Practice: Futuring in the Pharmaceutical Industry / Beyond Sprawl: Rethinking Humanity's Habitats / Thinking Ahead: The Value of Future Consciousness / Visions: Star Dust in Our Future?

Vol. 39, No. 6 November-December 2005 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
The Superlongevity Revolution: How It Will Change Our Lives / Futurists Gather to Develop Foresight, Innovation, and Strategy / Outlook 2006 / Hyperjobs: The New Higher-Level Work and How to Grow Into It / Working in the Future: How Today's Trends Are Shaping Tomorrow's Jobs / Career Planning for the 21st Century / Visions: Powered by Play: A Child-Run Water Pump

Vol. 39, No. 5 September-October 2005 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Time in Our Hands / Your Personal Information: Managing Your Most Valuable Asset / Aging and Public Institutions / The Outlook for Alzheimer's Disease / Biotech on the Farm: Realizing the Promise / Faith for the Future: Updating Religious Paradigms for the Infotech Age / Visions: Space Food Goes Gourmet

Vol. 39, No. 4 July-August 2005 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Ageless Aging: The Next Era of Retirement / The Challenge of An Aging Society / What's Next for Nanotechnology / Visions: Visualizing the Future Through Film / The Rich and the Rest: The Growing Concentration of Wealth / Extra-Preneurship: Reinventing Enterprise for The Information Age

Vol. 39, No. 3 May-June 2005 / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Pushing Beyond The Earth's Limits / Narrating the Vision: Scenarios in Action / The Digital Dynamic: How Communications Media Shape Our World / Trends Now Shaping the Future: Technological, Workplace, Management, and Institutional Trends

Vol. 39, No. 2 March-April 2005 / / Purchase Print Copy by Mail
Are Electric Utilities Obsolete? / Hydrogen and the New Energy Economy: Why We Need an Apollo Mission for Clean Energy / Trends Now Shaping the Future: Economic, Societal, and Environmental Trends / Finding Better Ways to Die / Policing the Future: Law Enforcement's New Challenges / Celebrating the Life of Futurist W. Warren Wagar

Vol. 39, No. 1 January-February 2005 (Sold Out)
Beyond the Book: Electronic Textbooks Will Bring Worldwide Learning / The Emergence of a Learning Society / Four Scenarios for the Future of Education / Play Ball! How Sports Will change in the 21st Century / Power from the Oceans / Visions: Transportable Classrooms: "Outposts for Conquest"

Vol. 38, No. 6 November-December 2004
Learning for Ourselves: A New Paradigm for Education / High Schools for Futurism: Nurturing the Next Generation / Outlook 2005 / Reinventing Sex: New Technologies and Changing Attitudes / Creating a More Intelligent Future / Visionaries: Learning to Look Up

Vol. 38, No. 5 September-October 2004
A New World View Struggles to Emerge / The Threat of Thearchy / Humanity's Common Values: Seeking a Positive Future / How to Succeed in the Hyper-Human Economy / Reshaping Retirement: Scenarios and Options / Our Microtech Future / Visionaries: Enabling the Disable to Serve

Vol. 38, No. 4 July-August 2004
Five Meta-Trends Changing the World / Where to Find 4 Billion New Customers: Expanding the World's Marketplace / Intelligent Government: Invisible, Automatic, and Everywhere / Toward a Cashless Society / Personalized Energy: The Next Paradigm

Vol. 38, No. 3 May-June 2004
Better Decision Making: From Who's Right to What's Right / Cosmopedia: Tomorrow's World of Learning / The Art of Foresight: Preparing for a Changing World / Self-Sufficient Homes / Cooking Globally, Eating Whenever: The Future of Dining

Vol. 38, No. 2 March-April 2004
The Arrival of the Thrivals / Forecasts for Artificial Intelligence / The Intelligent Internet: The Promise of Smart Computers and E-Commerce / Who Is Really Evil? / FUTURE VIEW: To Enhance, or Not to Enhance / Cover Stories: What If . . . ?

Vol. 38, No. 1 January-February 2004
Wanted: A New Strategy for Globalization / The Rise of Telecities: Decentralizing the Global Society / The New Brain / Reassessing Risk Assessment / Molecular Nanotech: Benefits and Risks / FUTURE VIEW: Knowledge Creation: The Quest for Questions

Vol. 37, No. 6 November-December 2003
A Planet Under Stress: Rising to the Challenge / Online Music: The Sound of Success / Outlook 2004 / Tomorrow's Conflicts: Faster, Safer, Casualty-Free / World Future 2003: Drama, Power, and Politics / Scenarios: Lake Development: Balancing the Needs of Man and Nature

Vol. 37, No. 5 September-October 2003
The Future of the Book in a Digital Age / The Coming Labor Shortage / Our Mission on Mars / Doug Michels: Visionary Architect / Farming's Changing Role in the Economy / Food and Agriculture in the 21st Century: Rethinking Our Paradigms / The Use and Abuse of Models / From Bright Ideas to Right Ideas: Capturing the Creative Spark / Scenarios: Impact! Simulating an Asteroid Hit

Vol. 37, No. 4 July-August 2003
The Wild Cards in Our Future / Restorative Development: Economic Growth without Destruction / Is the Future Getting Better? / Silenced Spring: Disappearing Birds / The Promise and Pitfalls of Hydrogen Energy / Future View: A Better World Is Possible / Visions: Yesterday's Art of Tomorrow

Vol. 37, No. 3 May-June 2003
Exploring the "Singularity" / The Limits of Complexity And Change / Beyond Cloning: Toward Human Printing / Visions: Tomorrow's Floating Homes: Part House, Part Boat, Part Offshore Rig / Global Trends in Crime / The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence / Future View: Updating the Ten Commandments

Vol. 37, No. 2 March-April 2003
Seven Strategies for Generating Ideas / Idea Experts' Roundtable / Trends Shaping the Future: Technological, Workplace, Management, and Institutional Trends / TeleLiving: When Virtual Meets Reality / Winning the War Against Aging / Future View: The New Followership: A Challenge for Leaders

Vol. 37, No. 1 January-February 2003
Drugs from Bugs: The Promise of Pharmaceutical Entomology / The Short Path from Fiction to Science / Assessing American Diversity / Trends Shaping the Future: Economic, Societal, and Environmental Trends / Education in America the Next 25 Years / Visions: Playful Therapy

Vol. 36, No. 6 November-December 2002
The Future of Adolescence: Lengthening Ladders to Adulthood / Weak Signals: Detecting the Next Big Thing / Outlook 2003 / The One-Man Rule: What May Happen When Only One Person Has the Power to Destroy Humanity / WorldView 2002: Futures Unlimited / Visions: A Maritime Utopia

Vol. 36, No. 5 September-October 2002
Learning from Crises / Crisis Learning: The Lessons of Failure / Avoiding Unwelcome Surprise / What's Next? Foreseeable Terrorist Acts / Terrorism Requires New Solutions / The Dilemmas of Terrorism / The Future: An Owner's Manual / Leadership: The Get-It-All-Together Profession / Tourism in the Twenty-First Century / The Future of Space Tourism / Feeding the World: The Long-Term Outlook / Visions: The Future of Wearable Computers

Vol. 36, No. 4 July-August 2002
Choosing Our Genes / The Approaching Age of Virtual Nations / Visions: The Technology Timeline / Financial Literacy: A Tool For Economic Progress / Strategies for Job Seekers / Changing Lanes: Watch What's Coming on Tomorrow's Roads / Future View: Futurists vs. Planners

Vol. 36, No. 3 May-June 2002
Strategies for World Peace: The View of the UN Secretary-General / Toward a Practical Utopianism / The Internet of the Future: To Control or Be Controlled / Virtual Reality is Getting Real: Prepare to Meet Your Clone / Finding the Future Alcoholic / Personal Futures: The World Is Your Classroom: Lessons in Self-Renewal/ Future View: Learning to Cope With Complexity

Vol. 36, No. 2 March-April 2002
Why Nanotechnology Will Arrive Sooner Than Expected: Reasons for Optimism / The Eco-Economic Revolution: Getting the Market in Sync with Nature / VISIONS: An Underground Utopia / Utopia Revisited: New Thinking on Social Betterment / Brighter Visions for Africa /Japan's Uncertain Future: Key Trends and Scenarios / Future View: Top 10 Reasons to Watch Trends

Vol 36, No. 1 January-February 2002 The New Age of Terrorism: Futurists Respond / Vital Signs for National Stability: Staying Secure In an Insecure World / Visions: Engineering a New Vision of Tomorrow / Developing the Ocean: Opportunities and Responsibilities / Second Thoughts on Extending Life-Spans / The Benefits of Immortality / Personal Futures: Climate Change: Things We Can Do Now

Vol 35, No. 6 November-December 2001 Doomsday Scenarios: How the World May Go On Without Us / The Transformed Workplace: How You Can Survive / Outlook 2002 / Trial run for Virtual Court / Coming Changes in Public Arts / New Directions for Leaders: FutureScope 2001 / Visions: Battles on the Beaches

Vol 35, No. 5 September-October 2001 Reforming the United Nations / The Global Struggle to Save the Environment / Five Forces Transforming Communications / Sometimes the Luddites Are Right / The Need for a New Office Of Technology Assessment / The Transportation System Of the Future / The Extended Life: Four Strategies for Healthy Longevity / Future View: The Future: The Greatest Story Never Told?

Vol 35, No. 4 July-August, 2001 Recession-Proofing Your Career: 12 Strategies For Bad Times and Good / How We Can Anticipate Future Events / The Webcentric University / How the Internet is Changing Our Lives / Choosing the Future of Transportation / Future View: The Good Society: Goals Beyond Money

Vol 35, No. 3 May-June, 2001 Babbling Our Way to a New Babel: Erasing the Language Barriers / Resistance to Change: A New View of an Old Problem / Man's Evolutionary Path Into the Universe / VISIONS: From Telecommuting to Teleporting / Preparing for Armageddon: How We Can Survive Mega-Disasters / Best Books on the Future, 1996-2000: Future Survey's Super 70 / FUTURE VIEW: Communities of Concern Will Change Our World

Vol 35, No. 2 March-April, 2001
Modernization's Challenge to Traditional Values: Who's Afraid of Ronald McDonald? / Trends Now Changing the World: Technology, The Workplace, Management, and Institutions / Educating Children for Tomorrow's World / Unintended Consequences: Why Our Plans Don't Go According to Plan / Personal Futures: The Art of Strategic Anticipation: Investing in Your Positive Futures

Vol 35, No. 1 January-February, 2001
Taming the Technological Beast: The Case of the E-Book / Building a Creative Hothouse: Strategies of History's Most Creative Groups / Trends Now Changing the World: Economics and Society, Values and Concerns, Energy and Environment / cultural Amnesia: A Threat to Our Future / Visions: Facing the Electronic Future in Classrooms

Vol 34, No. 6 November-December, 2000
How Think Tanks are Coping with the Future / Fourteen Forecasts for an Aging Society / Outlook 2001 / The Taste of Tomorrow: Globalization is Coming Home to Dinner / Food Forecasts of 2050 / FutureFocus: Changes, Challenges, and Choices/ Visions: Barnstorming in Space

Vol 34, No. 5 September-October, 2000
Forecasts That Missed By a Mile / Fighting Traffic with Technology / Driving in 2020: Commuting Meets Computing / 24 Trends Reshaping The Workplace / The Eco-Boom Generation: A Growing force in American Society / Coming Soon: The Nobody-In-Charge Society / Teaching Utopia

Vol 34, No. 4 July-August, 2000 Health Care in 2025: A Patient's Encounter / Avoiding Cosmic Catastrophe / Special Report: The Top 10 Emerging Technologies / Environmental Surprises / Help Wanted: Creating Tomorrow's Work Force

Vol 34, No. 3 May-June, 2000
2. Four Steps Toward Creative Thinking / The Future High-Tech Career Center / A Radical Vision for Education / Talent Wars in the Executive Suite / The Wisdom of the World / The Age of Eco-Electricity

Vol 34, No. 2 March-April, 2000
Genetic Engineering: Dangers and Opportunities / New Options for Mothers / Technology Remakes the Schools / The Virtualizing of Education / Electronic Marketing: What You Can Expect / Tomorrow's Reinvented Government: 10 Changes Ahead

Vol 34, No. 1 January-February, 2000
Special Report: The Opportunity Century: 50 Paths to Success in the 21st Century / The Next 20 Years in Technology: Timeline and Commentary / Does an Aging Society Mean an Aging Culture? / Electronic Warfare: Battles Without Bloodshed / Beliefs About the Future

Vol 33, No. 10 December 1999
The Next 1,000 Years: The "Big Five" Engines of Economic Growth / Nurture Your Nature: Daily Actions for Future Success / The Coming Age of Talking Computers / Hedonists vs. The Future / Outlook 2000 Special Report

Vol 33, No. 9 November 1999
Spiritual Machines: The Merging of Man and Machine / We Can Conquer Drug Addiction / The Invisisble Fist / Preventing Crime: The Promising Road Ahead / On the Frontiers of Wisdom / Review of Global Trends 2005 / To Market, To Market, To Have a Good Time

Vol 33, No. 8 October 1999
What's Next for Mexico / The Demise of Writing / The Future of God / Nonlethal Weapons/ Objections to Nonlethal Weapons / The 10,000-Year Clock / Globalization: Humanity's Great Experiment / A Sharp Look at Fuzzy Logic

Vol 33, No. 7 August-September 1999
Disappearing Languages / The Fast-Growing Global Brain / Career Intelligence: The 12 New Rules for Success / The Computer Glitch That Shook Washington: A Y2K Preview / Bionic Dummy / Technology: Hopes and Fears / Building the Future: A Toolkit of Resources for Thinking About the Future

Vol 33, No. 6 June-July 1999
Thinking Big for the Millennium / The Great Cities of the Future / Responsible Pleasures: A Doctor's Prescription for What Ails You / Superterrorism: Searching for Long-Term Solutions / Automobiles: A Thriving Species

Vol 33, No. 5 May 1999
The Centenarians are Coming! / Making Things Last: Reinventing our Material Culture / Make Money by Thinking the Unthinkable / Business Sees Profits in Education / Shoes Make Great Strides / Take Risks When There's No Danger

Vol 33, No. 4 April 1999
Health Care Faces a Dose of Change / Three Global Scenarios: Choosing the World We Want / The End of the American Farm? / How Genetic Engineering Will Save Our Planet / Big Changes Ahead for Telephone Directories / Y2K: Scenarios and Strategies

Vol 33, No. 3 / March 1999
The Growing Challenge to Internationalism / Profits from Principle: Five Forces Redefining Business / Averting Future Disasters / Gasoline: Still Powering Cars in 2050? / Mars: Humanity's Next Giant Leap

Vol. 33, No. 2 / February 1999
Four Visions of the Century Ahead / The Pied Piper Goes Electronic / Disappearing Technologies / Sixteen Impacts of Population Growth / Grow-It-Yourself furniture

Vol. 33, No. 1 / January 1999
Assessing Human Progress: A Worldwide Rise in Living Standards / Assessing Human Progress: Is Life Really Getting Better / Humanity's Future in Space / The Conquest of Disease: It's Almost Within Sight

Vol. 32, No. 9 / December 1998
Hyperculture: The Human Cost of Speed / Making Work Meaningful: Secrets of the Future-Focused Corporation / Outlook 1999 / Updating Our Out-of-Date Calendar / Future View: The Lesson of the Whales

Vol. 32, No. 8 / November 1998
The Future That Has Already Happened / Today's Affluent Oldsters: Marketers See Gold in Gray / The Pump Will Never Run Dry! / Future Quest: STrategies for the New Millennium / Future View: A Legacy for the Next Millennium

Vol. 32, No. 7 / October 1998
There Is No Future for the Workplace / The Y2K Problem: Social Chaos or Social Transformation? / Nine Obstacles to Creativity--And How You Can Remove Them / The Biggest Party Ever--And You Are Invited! / The Technology of Hope: Tools to Empower the World's Poorest Peoples / FutureView: Overcoming Fear of the Unknown

Vol. 32, No. 6 / August/September 1998
What the Year 2000 Problem May Do to the Stock Market And the Economy / Planning for a Y2K Crisis / Digital Money: Electronic Cash May Make Sense / How Almost Anyone Can Become a Millionaire: Simple Rules for Attaining Future Wealth / Managing for Long-Term Success / Visions: Inventing the Future / Trends and Forecasts for the New Millennium / Future View: The Future of Reality

Vol. 32, No. 5 / June/July 1998
Lifestyles of the Next Millennium: 65 Forecasts / The 10 New Rules for Strategizing Your Career / Preparing for Conflict in the Information Age / Thinking Like a Futurist: 15 Questions to Stretch Your Mind / Protecting Nature's Divrsity: Mending Strands in the Web of Life / Future View: Let's Broaden Our View of Cloning

Vol. 32, No. 4 / May 1998
Eight Strategies for Thinking Like a Genius / The Year 2000 Problem / The New Environmentalists / Seeking Our Future Potentials / A Field Without a Name: What Shall We Call the Study of the Future? / Future View: The Luckiest Old Folks in History

Vol. 32, No. 3 / April 1998
Extended Life-Spans / Transformative Travel / New Pioneers: Back-to-the-Landers and the Struggle for a Sustainable Future / A Beginner's Guide to Strategic Planning / Future View: Why We Simulate Long-Range Futures

Vol. 32, No. 2 / March 1998
The Super Century Arrives / Stuff: The Secret Lives of Everyday Things / New Myths for the New Millennium / Developing Your Wide-Angle Vision / Future View: Fin de Millennium

Vol. 32, No. 1 / January/February 1998
Nine Global Trends in Religion / How NOT to Develop an Emerging Nation / Business Lessons from the Rain Forest / Food Scarcity: An Environmental Wakeup Call / Better Health through Gene Therapy / Future View: Population Growth: Two Warring Paradigms

Vol. 31, No. 6 / November/December 1997
85 Emerging Technologies / Health Care in Cyberspace: Patients Lead a Revolution / VISIONS: The Art of Space Science / Creating a Framework for Utopia / The Purposes of Futures Studies / Technology in Service to Society / Outlook '98 / Future View: Will Cloning End Human Evolution?

Vol. 31, No. 5 / September/October 1997
Special Report on Happiness / The Promise of Genetic Technology / Telecommunities: The Next Civilization / The Future of Energy / Anticipatory Management: Tools for Better Decision Making / Future View: Man's Brief Reign in the Evolutionary Spotlight

Vol. 31, No. 4 / July/August 1997
Sex in the Future: Virtuous and Virtual? / Impacts of Robotic Sex / Get Ready for a Digitized Future / Reversing Human Aging / Cure or Care? Future of Medical Ethics / Learning to Value Nature's Free Services / The Wild Cards in our Future: Preparing for the Improbable / Toward a New Definition of Progress

Vol. 31, No. 3 / May/June 1997
Governance Tomorrow: Global Or Local? Corporate or Citizen? / Visions: Renaissance Futurist Leonardo da Vinci / Womens Preferred Futures / The Nonstop City--And Other Heretical Notions about Time / The Emerging Interactive Society / Future View: How I Became a Futurist

Vol. 31, No. 2 / March/April 1997
The Macroindustrial Era: A New Age of Abundance and Prosperity / The Global Environment: Megaproblem or Not? / Bet on a Better Future / The End Is Not Nigh / Making Rules for a Cleaner Future / Differences in Perspective / Winning the War on Cancer / Youth At Risk: Saving the World's Most Precious Resource / Generation X: What They Think and What They Plan to Do / What Futurists Can and Should Do / Futurist Lessons from Thomas Jefferson

Vol. 31, No. 1 / January/February 1997
Information Technology Revolution: Boon or Bane? / Shattering, Shriveling, and Shredding / Top 10 Reasons the Information Revolution is Bad for Us / Better to Be Part "Phile" and Part "Phobe" / Information Is the Critical Resource of the Future / Escaping the Ultimate Disaster--A Cosmic Collision / Get Ready for Another Oil Shock! / Idea Futures: Gambling on Science / Smart Cards / Hotels on Reefs, Asteroids, and Dirigibles / Futurist Forecasts 30 Years Later / Future Jobs / Seven New Principles of Leadership

Vol. 30, No. 6 / November/December 1996
Self-Renewal / The Rise of the Knowledge Entrepreneur (Renewing Work) / Cyberlearning vs. the University: An Irresistible Force Meets An Immovable Object (Renewing Education) / Fit For The Future: 10 Steps to Muscle Up Fitness Programs / Dial Anywhere" Phone Service / Outlook '97 / Futurevision: Finding Common Ground at the Eighth General Assembly / (Editorial) Remember Taranto!

Vol. 30, No. 5 / September/October 1996
A Scenario for Decline in America / Futurizing America's Institutions / Thinking about the Future / The Promise of Virtual Reality / What's Ahead for Families: Five Major Forces of Change / Your Health in 2010: Four Scenarios / A Brilliant Future with Disabilities / Editorial: Your Legacy to Future Generations

Vol. 30, No. 4 / July/August 1996
The Top 10 Innovative Products for 2006 / We Can Build a Sustainable Economy / Reassessing the Economic Assumption / What Students MUST Know to Succeed in the 21st Century / The Future of Everything! / The Rise of the Information-Age Metropolis / The Future As a Learning Process

Vol. 30, No. 3 / May/June 1996
The Dream Society / Envisioning Your Future / Leading the Vision Team / Education Wars / Women of the Future / Redefining Leadership / Virtual Reality Meets Cyberspace

Vol. 30, No. 2 / March/April 1996
The Revolution in the Workplace / The New Millennium Workplace / Work Spaces That Work / Our Bio-Future / Super Projects / Best Laid Plans: Discovering Who You Are and Where You Are Headed / Humanity as a Single Entity?

Vol. 30, No. 1 / January/February 1996
Restaurant Renaissance / Who Will Feed China? / Creative Problem Solving / Why Bother about Space? / The Cyber Future / World Prospects from an African Perspective / 2-YEAR INDEX (1994-1995)

Vol. 29, No. 6 / November/December 1995
Specialty Cars for the 21st Century / Catastrophe Futures / A Checklist for Evaluating Forecasts / Lifetime Learning / FutureProbe / The Digital Revolution / Outlook '96

Vol. 29, No. 5 / September/October 1995
Top 10 Technologies for the Next 10 Years / Telemedicine / The Age of Turbonews and Multimedia / Crime in Cyberspace / Tough Choices / A Time of Catastrophic Extinction / Innovate or Evaporate / Your Genes as a Message to the Future / Kids Build a New World

Vol. 29, No. 4 / July/August 1995
Renewing American Civilization / Why Technology Forecasts Often Fail / Peering into the Future with Wilbur and Orville Wright / Why Can't We Ban the Bomb? / Investing for the 21st Century / The Portable Workplace / The Need for Transcendence in the Postmodern World / Is Transcendence Necessary? / Happy Birthday, Bucky!

Vol. 29, No. 3 / May/June 1995
Living without a Goal / The New Marketplace / The Emerging Meta-Mart / Here Come the Cyberyuppies / The Video Art of Nam June Paik / Dialogue on Environmental Apocalypse / The Unexpected Rise of Natural Gas / Automated Fabrication / Life and Meaning in the Universe

Vol. 29, No. 2 / March/April 1995
Getting Set for the Coming Millennium / The Information Superhighway as Environmental Menace / Hawaii: Telecommuting from Paradise / The Limits to Cultural Diversity / Wholeness Incorporating Diversity / A World Future Celebration / A Message from Future Generations / Eureka! How to Invent a New Product / High-Touch Housing / Fifty Years without an Atomic War

Vol. 29, No. 1 / January/February 1995
Planning for Career and Life / Seven Doomsday Myths about the Environment / Why Do We Hear Prophecies of Doom from Every Side? / Short Is Beautiful / Prophecy and Progress / Nanoplastics / DNA for Corporations / 2-YEAR INDEX (1993-1994)